Dutch Manager Erik ten Hag Has Been Backed for a 3rd Season at EPL Giants Manchester United

Dutch Manager Erik ten Hag Has Been Backed for a 3rd Season at EPL Giants Manchester United

  • Manchester United have ended their search for a new manager after they decided to keep Dutchman Erik ten Hag and put their full confidence in his skills
  • Over his last two seasons at the club, Ten Hag delivered two trophies yet failed to mount a successful bid for the English Premiership title
  • Fans took to social media to show their support for the Dutch tactician, while others believe the Red Devils have made a mistake

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Erik ten Hag will stay at Manchester United.
Manchester United will keep Erik ten Hag as their manager. Image: Eddie Keogh/The FA and Visionhaus
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Erik ten Hag will be Manchester United's manager next season after the English club's management backed him for a third campaign.

The Dutch tactician led the Red Devils to FA Cup success last season, but a lowly eighth-placed finish in the Premiership cast doubts over his future.

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Erik ten Hag will stay on and supporters are happy

Ten Hag's stay at United has been confirmed by the tweet below:

English journalist David McDonnell told the Manchester Evening News that the club's new owners, INEOS, have backed Ten Hag and put their full support behind him for another season.

McDonnell said:

"After a thorough performance review of last season and constructive talks with the 54-year-old, United decided to give him the chance to prove himself next season."

Fans supported the decision

Football fans took to social media to support Ten Hag, while earlier reports confirmed Bafana legend Benni McCarthy's exit from the team's coaching staff.

Victor Ngetich supports Ten Hag:

"As a United fan, I'm happy with Ten Hag."

Arnold Ernstzen is pessimistic:

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"There goes United's dreams."

Jordan Lewis said Ten Hag earned his stay:

"Shown his worth in the FA Cup final!"

Aviva Charlie Docks backed Ten Hag:

"Bravo, Eric."

Adam Mo Mohammed is a fan:

"In ETH, we trust."

Benni McCarthy has the skills to coach Kaizer Chiefs

As reported by Briefly News, former Bafana midfielder Lebohang Mokeona backed outgoing Manchester United forwards coach Benni McCarthy for the Kaizer Chiefs coaching job.

Cheeseboy, as he was fondly known, said the Bafana legend has all the skills to be a successful coach at Amakhosi.

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